McGuireWoods Consulting senior advisor Greg Walden, aviation counsel to the Small UAV Coalition and a former FAA chief counsel, commented in an Aug. 9 Aviation Week Network article on the potential effect of a proposed amendment to the Senate’s Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization bill.
The passage of the JOBS and Investor Confidence Act (Jobs Act 3.0) in the U.S. House of Representatives on July 17 may mark the end of the GOP’s efforts to repeal Dodd-Frank.
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Michael Drobac, a senior advisor in McGuireWoods Consulting’s Washington, D.C., office and head of its emerging technologies team, was quoted in a July 6 Politico Pro Transportation story on how the commercial drone industry is affected by a stalemate over new rules governing model aircraft.
Michele Satterlund, McGuireWoods partner and senior vice president at McGuireWoods Consulting, recently wrote a comprehensive overview of legislative battles waged in state capitals across the nation over efforts to ban or restrict ocular telehealth — eye care services via telecommunications technology such as smartphones.
This week: Senate Commerce Committee advances science and technology policy nominees, House and Senate Committees question social media executives, net neutrality still controversial, House Panel discusses apprenticeship expansion
This week: House Committee to look at emerging transportation technologies, congress intensifying its response to robocalls and California passes initial revisions to new privacy law.
Uncertainty surrounding trade is currently impacting energy development, particularly the procurement process for energy infrastructure projects. U.S.-imposed tariffs and quotas on steel and aluminum resulting from the Section 232 investigation have emerged as a real threat to the energy sector.
The federal legislative and regulatory work agenda for the rest of 2018 will include three top energy policy issues: (1) Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) reform, (2) deregulation and (3) Russia sanctions.
This Week: The House and Senate return for final action before midterm elections. The House has only 11 legislative days left. Appropriations and opioid legislation are among the must-do items.
An overview of privacy-related bills enacted into law during the 2018 Regular Session of the Virginia General Assembly.
An overview of the upcoming week in Congress from the McGuireWoods Consulting Tax Policy Update Team.
The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions released a draft bill on its approach on opioids.
The draft legislation would overhaul the tax collection agency and modernize its information technology infrastructure. The overall goal is to improve taxpayer services and customer experience with the IRS.
The Georgia Legislative Session adjourned last week. Read below to learn what changes you can expect in the state.